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Renowned Astrophysicist to Speak at 25th Sigma Xi Research Symposium

04/11/2014

The SJU Chapter of Sigma Xi will host the 25th annual student research symposium on Saturday, April 12. Keynote speaker is Paul Steinhardt, Ph.D., Princeton University’s Albert Einstein Professor of Science.


SJU Gallery Showcases Work of Graduating Seniors

04/08/2014

PHILADELPHIA (April 7, 2014) — The 15th annual senior art thesis exhibition will be on display at Saint Joseph’s University Gallery Fri., April 11-Sat., May 17. Nine senior artists will showcase their work on the second floor of Merion Hall on the James J. Maguire ’58 Campus. An opening reception will be held Fri., April 11, from 5-9 p.m.


SJU Theatre Company Presents “Guys and Dolls”

04/08/2014

PHILADELPHIA (April 8, 2014)—The Saint Joseph’s University Theatre Company is returning to a classic musical with their spring performance of “Guys and Dolls.” Performances begin on Thursday, April 10, and end on Sunday, April 27, at 2 p.m., on campus in Bluett Theater in Post Hall.


Hand-in-Hand Hosts 38th Annual Community Event

04/03/2014

PHILADELPHIA (April 2, 2014) – Hand-in-Hand, a campus organization that raises awareness and acceptance for individuals with special needs, will host their 38th annual carnival, “Dive in with Hand-in-Hand!,” on Sat., April 12, from 10 a.m.-2 p.m., on campus in the Hagan Arena. 


Saint Joseph’s University Raises Awareness of Violence

04/03/2014

Saint Joseph’s will host two vigils this month aimed at increasing violence awareness. The Richard Johnson Center for Anti-Violence will host a candlelight vigil to honor the 247 homicide victims in Philadelphia over the last year, on Tuesday, April 8, at 7 p.m., in the Chapel of St. Joseph-Michael J. Smith, S.J. Memorial.


Tiananmen at 25: Symposium Features Leading Experts on China Protests

03/26/2014

PHILADELPHIA (March 26, 2014) — Twenty-five years ago in May, close to one million Chinese citizens, mostly students, began gathering in Beijing’s Tiananmen Square to call for the democratic changes that they hoped would address human rights concerns in China. The peaceful protests lasted until June 4, 1989, when authorities began the brutal crackdown and suppression that led to the clearing of the square.


Haub to Host Intercollegiate Business Ethics Competition

03/26/2014

PHILADELPHIA (March 25, 2014) — The Pedro Arrupe Center for Business Ethics, in partnership with KPMG, will host an Intercollegiate Business Ethics Case Competition on Friday, April 4, in Mandeville Hall. Student participants from Drexel University, West Chester University, La Salle University, Temple University, and Villanova University will compete with one another for the first place title.


SJU Marks Autism Awareness Month

03/24/2014

Saint Joseph’s University’s Kinney Center for Autism Education and Support will host a series of events, April 7-11, to mark national autism awareness month and celebrate the Kinney Center’s impact in the community.


SJU Announces 2014 Commencement Speakers

03/21/2014

Saint Joseph’s University will grant honorary degrees to Frannie and James J. Maguire ’58 and David Hollenbach, S.J. ’64, Ph.D., at the 2014 Commencement ceremonies, which are set for Saturday, May 17.


Empowering Women: SJU’s SheUnited Hosts Lecture on Education

03/19/2014

PHILADELPHIA (March 19, 2014) – SheUnited, a program focused on celebrating SJU women and fostering networking through social, professional, service and spiritual events, will host “An Evening with Linda Cliatt-Wayman,’92, M.S.,” the principal of Philadelphia’s Strawberry Mansion High School. The event will be held on Thurs., March 27, at 7 p.m., in the Wolfington Teletorium in Mandeville Hall, with a reception to follow.


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